nTide Episodes

Season 5 - Episode #3 - 3/6/2020

nTIDE February 2020 Jobs Report: Third month of job gains for Americans with disabilities - University of New Hampshire and Kessler Foundation nTIDE Report, featuring findings from the federally funded PROMISE - Promoting Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income Project – a holistic approach to improving outcomes for young people with disabilities and their families.

Season 5 - Episode #2 - 2/7/2020

Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire nTIDE Report— featuring Real World Lehigh Valley, an innovative employment partnership with Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom and the Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. The news was positive for the year’s first jobs report, with small gains for Americans with disabilities, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).

Season 5 - Episode #1 - 1/10/2020

Job gains were minimal for Americans with disabilities at the close of 2019, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). Guest presenter Kelli Crane from the Center for Transition and Career Innovation at the University of Maryland presents on translating research into contemporary transition services.

Season 4 - Episode #12 - 12/6/2019

Job numbers rose for Americans with disabilities, sparking optimism among experts, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). Guest presenter Jennifer Mathis, Director of Policy and Legal Advocacy at the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, will discuss Misperceptions About Mental Health and Gun Violence:Implications for Employment.

Season 4 - Episode #11 - 11/1/2019

Despite resilience of the overall labor market, economic indicators continued to soften in October for Americans with disabilities, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).

Season 4 - Episode #10 - 10/4/2019

Economic indicators flattened in September for Americans with disabilities, amid signs of softening of the overall labor market, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). For the start of Disability Employment Awareness Month, this sobering news reminds us of the importance of people working in the field of disability employment and the work they do to support people who are striving to work.

Season 4 - Episode #9 - 9/6/2019

Economic indicators rose again in August, with Americans with disabilities outpacing the gains of people without disabilities, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). This was welcome news for celebrating Labor Day, and the many contributions of American workers, including people with disabilities. 

Season 4 - Episode #8 - 8/2/2019

Economic indicators rose again for Americans with disabilities, outpacing the modest gains for people without disabilities, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).

Season 4 - Episode #7 - 7/5/2019

Job numbers were up substantially for Americans with disabilities, an encouraging sign for those striving to work, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). As we celebrate our nation’s Independence Day, we celebrate the many Americans with disabilities living independently in their communities, and the successful initiatives that support and sustain them.

Season 4 - Episode #6 - 6/7/2019

In contrast to recent months, job numbers improved slightly for Americans with disabilities, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). For people with disabilities, employment is key to achieving independence and fully participating in community life.